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What is ‘Meat Glue’?

The so-called "meat glue enzyme" transglutaminase is used by the meat industry to add value to meat by gluing together smaller scraps into a larger chunk. And it's not just used to make fake steak—the…

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Is Meat Glue Any More Gross Than Plain Old Meat?

“Pink slime!” What does that topical phrase make you think of? No, it is not the villain for the new superhero blockbuster, nor is it a distant relative to red tide. Pink slime has become somewhat …

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Is Meat Glue Safe?

By Sara Novak, TreeHugger Transglutaminase and beef fibrin, often called meat glue, is an ingredient used across the food industry to hold together smaller cuts of meat, poultry, and fish that’s …

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The Meat You Should Never Eat

from a local farm instead of the mass-produced variety from your local supermarket, perhaps this news brief from the Australian Today Tonight show will help change your mind. If you haven't yet se…

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